Requiem for a Dream (2000)
- Time: 102 min
- Genre: Drama
- Director: Darren Aronofsky
- Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly
A film paralleling the lives of Sara Goldfarb, a lonely, TV obsessed widow, and her son Harry, his girlfriend Marion, and his drug dealer friend Tyrone. After learning that she will make an appearance on a TV game show, Sara tries to lose weight so that she can fit into her prized red dress, and becomes hooked on diet pills. Meanwhile, Harry and his friends are taking heroin and cocaine. We then witness the disasterous consequences and the downward spiral their lives take as a result of their addictions.